Woman found dead in West Bengal, family alleges rape
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Last Updated: Sunday, November 03, 2013, 16:18
  
Kolkata: The half-naked body of a married woman bearing a deep wound in the neck was found in West Bengal's Burdwan district, police said on Sunday. Her family alleged she was raped before being murdered.

"The half-naked dead body of the woman was discovered late Saturday night. We have registered a case of murder and sent the body for post-mortem. Five people have been detained for questioning," said a police official.

The victim's husband claimed that she was raped and also alleged that police refused to lodge a rape complaint.

The official clarified that a case of rape would be registered only if the offence was confirmed in the post-mortem examination report.

IANS

First Published: Sunday, November 03, 2013, 16:18


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